VP Membership: Chris Callahan, Startup Palm Beach, President

Chris is the Founder and President of Startup Palm Beach, an initiative for Resource Center in West Palm Beach, FL. He is focused on supporting an ecosystem for entrepreneurship in South Florida. Chris is also the lead organizer of Entrepreneur Week and Startup Weekend West Palm Beach.

He attended Palm Beach Day School, Phillips Academy Andover, and Georgetown University,. Chris graduated from Georgetown in 2005, earning a Bachelor of Arts degrees in Government and Spanish. He is currently running the day-to-day operations of Startup Palm Beach and recruiting talent Entrepreneur designers and engineers from around the globe. Chris was recently granted a scholarship from MIT to attend MIT Global Startup Workshop in Marrakech, Morocco, where he participated in the Elevator Pitch Competition. He won an award from his local coffee shop for “Most likely to be in a Colgate commercial” because he’s almost always smiling.

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